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Compare 8/28 and 4/15

8/28 is greater than 4/15

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 15 is 420

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    8/28 = 8 × 15/28 × 15 = 120/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 28 = 420,
    4/15 = 4 × 28/15 × 28 = 112/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 120/420 > 112/420 or 8/28 > 4/15

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